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Fettler's Cottage Pet-Friendly Cottage in Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

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sleeps 4
3 rooms
1 bathroom

Fettler's Cottage Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
Fettler's Cottage is a terraced cottage in Kirkby Stephen. The cottage has a king-size double room, a 4' double and a single, a family bathroom, a kitchen with breakfast area and a sitting room with gas fire. Outside, parking is available on the roadside or in the market square, and the cottage has a patio with furniture. Fettler's Cottage makes a good family base for those wishing to enjoy walking or cycling in the Lakes or Dales, or on the Howgill Fells.

Situated at the foot of the Howgill Fells in the upper Eden Valley is the old market town of Kirkby Stephen. Set between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks this traditional market town hosts a variety of shops, cafés, restaurants and pubs, catering for every taste and budget. With a thriving local community and many traditional old dwellings, Kirkby Stephen boasts a large number of cobbled old yards, quaint corners and a pretty picnic area called "Frank's Bridge", whilst just a mile from the town is the old railway station on the Settle to Carlisle Railway line. Visitors can enjoy many excellent walks and cycle routes nearby or explore the magnificent Howgill Fells and the majestic Pendragon Castle. This is an excellent location that has something for the whole family.

Impressive mountains, open fells and clear-water lakes, the Lake District has it all. From walking in the mountains to exhilarating watersports or just a gentle cruise on a steam-powered yacht, Cumbria is the perfect holiday destination.

Gas central heating with gas fire in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, slow cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs with FreeSat, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, DVDs and games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair available. Roadside parking available with additional free parking in market square 150 yards from property. Secure bike storage. Private patio with furniture. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub less than 1 min walk. Note: Property is situated on the High Street. Note: Patio area has shared access with an adjoining cottage.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Cots
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wifi
  • Near pub

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Mrs Range
June 2016
Cosy cottage in a convenient town location. The cottage was very clean, nicely decorated and well-appointed. We stayed for a week whilst walking the Coast to Coast and the cottage is right on the route.
Mrs Handley
March 2016
This was our return trip to this lovely cottage, and it was equally as good as this first time. We were most comfortable and had everything we needed for a truly relaxing holiday. Lovely walks that are literally on the doorstep and some lovely pubs on the way gave us some enjoyable days out. We will definitely stay here again in the future.
Mrs Watson-campbell
August 2015
We liked the cottage's location with it being a walk from shops/cafes and in a good proximity to local Poet's Walk Park. The view from viaduct was fantastic and we liked the fact we could bring our dog and liked the small terraced area out back. Overall, we found the cottage to be cosy and welcoming and wouldn't hesitate to return next year.
Mrs Keenan
June 2015
Cottage ideally located for Lake District and Yorkshire. Friendly village with good amenities. Many wonderful walks/hikes and places to visit e.g., Ingleton Falls, White Scar Caves. Enjoyed kayaking on Lake Windermere. Would definitely return and recommend cottage to friends and family.
Miss Coghlan
January 2015
Great location - lovely town with a high standard of amenities within walking distance of the front door. People were very friendly and there was easy access to The Lakes and Fells from the door. All this and a lovely warm comfortable place to stay. Thank you!
Mrs Mogford
October 2014
We had a fantastic time staying at Fettler's Cottage. The property was warm, cosy and in a fantastic location. Everything was provided that you needed and everything was spotless, could not fault a thing. The location was fantastic for walks, shops, railway station and the views are lovely. We had the best holiday here and would definitely be returning next year.
Mrs Rupp
August 2014
The location in Kirkby Stephen was excellent. Cottage was very quaint but furnished very well and the layout made the best of the space.
Mr Rawnsley
April 2014
Great location for walks and local amenities. Fantastic scenery and plethora of family-friendly and more adventurous walks. Close to lots of activities as well as the Lakes. In sum, this was a lovely retreat from which to base our exploring with its clean, modern furnishings in a traditional brick cottage.
Mrs Mckeown
September 2013
Lovely well maintained cottage with everything you might need. Would highly recommend.
Mrs Crosher
January 2014
Cottage was spotless and very comfortable - a really cosy lounge and a lovely place to spend New Year.
Miss Harwood
September 2013
Lovely cosy cottage, immaculately clean and exceptionally well equipped. An ideal location to visit the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Would not hesitate to visit again.
Mrs Freeman
August 2013
Fettler's Cottage is a well equipped, comfortable, clean cottage. It gives a great base for days out, we strongly recommend the Classic Cumbria Coaches which run on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Our children enjoyed the cupboard full of board and card games. The Fat Lamb offers great food and good free WIFI. We would love to visit there again one day.
Mrs Greenwood
April 2013
A wonderful, cosy cottage which was very clean and welcoming. The town of Kirkby Stephen was lovely and so easy to reach the surrounding areas. We would recommend Fettler's cottage to others, and will use again.
Mrs Powell
December 2012
Lovely cottage, very high standard and lots to appreciate.
Mr Barker
January 2013
We loved Fettler's Cottage in Kirkby Stephen. It was perfect for our Christmas holiday. It was spotless, charming and the perfect location to enjoy walking in the surrounding countryside which has many routes clearly marked. The owner even decorated it for us and put up a real Christmas tree. We had a wonderful time and are already planning our next visit.
Mr Gardner
August 2012
This is a well equipped and comfortable cottage. The location is great whether you want to stay locally or go further afield.
Susan N
March 2016
We enjoyed our week away in this lovely cottage. Ideally situated for shops, cafes & restaurants and the town is really pleasant. Plenty of walks nearby but close enough to the Lakes and the Yorkshire Dales for day trips. The cottage has everything you would need and is very comfortable and also great value for money - would definately recommend a stay here.
shaun c
September 2015
The Cottage is in a good location, well decorated, maintained and spotlessly clean. It well worth it for the price we paid, but there were a few minor issues It was very cold in the evening, but we could not access the cupboard where the central heating was kept to turn it on. We could not turn on the gas fire the ignition system seems to be broke. Bedside lamps in master bedroom do not work, I tried replacing them with new bulbs but there seems to be an electrical fault. We found one small bath towel and one hand towel for each guest insufficient for our of one week stay. There was only one tea towel in the kitchen and one plastic bin liner also insufficient for one a week stay. The key safe at the back door is very difficult to open if you are not used to this type Over the years we have stayed in Kirkby Steven quite a lot and comparing them against the best in this price range, it is most definitely up there. Apart from these (minor issues) it was the only thing stopped us giving it an excellent score we had a fantastic week at Fettler's cottage Thank you Shaun and Mary
August 2015
This cottage was brilliant can not praise it too highly, clean, co sy, well worth the money, everything you could wish for down to carrier bags for the shopping
stephen w
January 2015
A superb little cottage with everything you need. Spotlessly clean and in a superb location for local pubs,shops etc. Very comfortable and warm even in december. Definitely recommend and would use again.
Garry H
May 2015
This is a very cosy cottage with everything we could ask for. It was very clean and well equipped for our stay in Kirkby Stephen. It is well positioned to allow visitors to enjoy the town's facilities without the need to drive. I would happily recommend this cottage as a comfortable and warm base to enjoy a break in a very friendly and welcoming Cumbrian town, and my wife and I hope to stay again in the future
October 2014
From the minute we arrived we have had a fantastic time, the cottage its self is really lovely ,and very well equipped , very cosy and has everything you need for a relaxing break, the rooms are decorated to a very high standard, everything is spotless and clean, the cottage is close to all the shops , bakers, butchers , local co-op and spar shop, you are surrounded with beautiful views and walks, and the Kirkby railway station is only a mile and a half walking distance from the cottage, we had lovely journey to Carlisle to visit the castle, we will definitely be returning next year and we can not wait, max the dog has enjoyed every minute too.
October 2014
Had a great weeks holiday in this lovely cottage, spotlessly clean, cosy and comfortable, has everything you need. beds also really comfortable. Kirkby Stephen is a great place to base yourself. Also the cottage is 2 mins walk from all the facilities. We ate in the Kings Arms and also the Nateby inn in the next village, both very good value and lovely food. We also enjoyed various walks round the local countryside with our dog Herbie. We visited the cheese factory at Hawes, Kendal and Ambleside. We were also lucky enough to see the annual sheep sales at the Auction mart in Kirkby Stephen. Locals very friendly and a place I would recommend and also recommend Fettlers Cottage and we hope to return sometime in the future.
Emma & Scott
October 2013
The cottage was very clean and well equipped. Local map sent to ensure we could get keys. Loads of literature on local events and timetables, and information about the history of the cottage itself. The rooms were lovely and bright and of a good standard of furniture. Unfortunately no Internet access and limited mobile phone access, which is great if you want to escape from everyone :) The Cumbria Classic Coaches are fantastic value and 2 great days out to The Wendsleydale Cheese Factory and Barnard Castle. Thanks for a great stay :)
December 2013
Had a great week at Fettler's cottage in Kirkby Stephen Cumbria. The cottage was well equipped and close to all amenities,shops, pubs, walks etc. The people were so friendly, the weather great for September. Definitely one of the best self catering holidays we've ever had.
Mrs Addison
July 2016
The cottage was very comfortable and home-like. We were able to truly relax there.
Mr Covill
August 2016
Fantastic cottage, it was well laid out and well equipped, it was like a home from home. We would certainly recommend this cottage to anyone looking for a pleasurable break. I am also looking forward to a return holiday there.
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